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Roger A. Deakins
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[on shooting Hail, Caesar!
(2016) on 35mm film again] We did have some problems. We had some stock issues and stuff like that, which was really disconcerting. And I've heard that's happened to a lot of people lately, you know, stock and lab problems. That's unnerving. I mean I never really remember having those kind of problems before. But it makes me nervous now. I don't want to do that again, ...
Is the most Oscar-snubbed cinematographer having been nominated 13 times (1995-2016) before finally winning the statuette for his 14th nomination for Blade Runner 2049
(2017). Curiously enough, composer Thomas Newman
who, with Deakins, was first Oscar-nominated for The Shawshank Redemption
(1994), but Newman has never landed the award despite being nominated 13 times through 2018.
Simple lighting design, often using only one or two lights